Dear Faithful Ministry Partners,
I am excited to report that we are closing in on holding our first services for Iglesia Bautista Esperanza (Hope Baptist Church)! In just a short amount of time, God brought us from desperately searching for a place to rent, to signing a contract, and beginning remodeling to make a garage a church building. We are so thankful that He is fulfilling the dream and desire He placed within my heart to be a church planter in Argentina!
The following is our plan for starting Iglesia Bautista Esperanza:
- Pass out 10,000 invitations in the community by knocking doors
- Hold a 6 week course of English classes before our midweek service and invite those in attendance to stay.
- Saturate the area businesses, bus stops, and soccer fields with posters and materials about our church.
- Hang signs across streets in order to advertise.
- Purchase advertisement airtime on a local radio station.
- Hold weekly youth meeting and invest our energy in training young men for ministry
- Each first time visitor will receive a special gift along with a follow up visit from ourministry team.
Lord willing, I will be preaching a series on salvation, baptism, and church membership, and what it means to be a church throughout the first month of services. I trust that the Lord will bring folks to the saving knowledge of Christ through our efforts
and that He will build His church!
Thank you all for your continued love, prayers, and support for our family!
Your Missionaries to Argentina,
Stephen, Ashlee, Peyton, Eli, and Neyland
The Underwood Family